Time (aka Chris Steele) has long been focused on enacting positive change and has rarely been shy about voicing his opinions. As a journalist, he's written on controversial subjects ranging from UFOs to the government's role in the death of Fred Hampton of the Black Panther Party -- and has received ... More >>
Regis University's Concert for a Cause series is dishing up a whopper tonight, all in the name of the Eating Disorder Foundation, which will benefit from performances by more than twenty acts, including professionals and students alike. Organized by student Zoe Vlastos, a psychology major who turns ... More >>
See Also: Maudlin Magpie at Unit E, Saturday, July 14 Maudlin Magpie started out as the solo project of Jason Horodyski, but after two shows, Horodyski realized he preferred to make music with other people. The band went through different line-ups before settling with its current incarnation. What ... More >>
Throughout nine months navigating the shifting landscape of public perception, Occupy Denver has attracted attention, praise and criticism. And for the past two, occupiers have gathered stories in all three categories, which they will funnel this weekend into a two-hour performance light on props an ... More >>
Among a handful of the local music-scene tributes to recently deceased Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, Time offered his respects for the fallen MC and activist on a new tune, "Too Sweet to Be Sour," a cross-Atlantic collaboration with British MC Akira the Don. The track opens with a crisp horn line looping ... More >>
It's fitting that Chris Steele chose the name "Time" as his moniker, because he clearly wastes none. Last year, he released one EP every month all year for free download the Dirty Laboratory website. And now that the dust has settled on that project, he's followed it up with a video for "Why ... More >>
Here's our massive, multi-page report/travelogue of the Westword Music Showcase from (in order) Tom Murphy, Cory Casciato, A.H. Goldstein, Jef Otte, Jon Solomon and Brain Frederick. Let us know in the comments what you saw and loved, saw and hated, or missed and hated yourself for missing. ... More >>
Tonight's a pretty big night for local hip-hop. Two significant releases are both being released tonight. The first of today's Freeloader tracks is taken from Naked Dinner, Time's brand new album, which he'll be dropping tonight at the hi-dive in the company of Whygee, Agent Strange and Damon J ... More >>
Time, aka Chris Steele, has been involved in the Denver hip-hop scene for over a decade, and his current and future collaborators include Sole of the Anticon collective, Talib Kweli, Drake, Kool Keith and C-Rayz Walz. The snarkier hip-hop aficionados refer to the form Time writes and performs as ... More >>
Composer Michael Serviolo rides the loopy bandwidth of his own Elan-gated invention.
From blues to kiddie core, the year 2001 was an odyssey in local music. Backbeat writers remember the best.